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vaccinated before heading to new york. what's happening on the east coast that has people worried here. ,, ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. just announced a new recommendation for the meningitis vaccine. th people travelin >>> public health officials in san francisco have just announced a new recommendation for the meningitis vaccine. in fact they are asking certainly people traveling to new york to consider getting vaccinated first. dr. kim mulvihill has the story. >>> reporter: just in time for the holidays, a public health advisory in new york city. an increase of serious me ming cockell disease. >> gay men who have met men online they are requesting that those men receive vaccine in new york city. >> reporter: while there is no outbreak of meningitis in san francisco, public health officials want people to be aware because there's so much travel between the two cities. >> if gay men are planning to travel to new
. >> heavy snow and high winds stretching across pennsylvania upstate new york into new england. >> causing a travel nightmare for thousands of people returning home from the holidays. >> we're trying to get home or plan b, we spend more time with the grandkids. >> former president george h.w. bush in intensive care at a houston hospital. doctors are trying to control a stubborn and rising feature. >> he's conscious, joking with his doctors but the president looks like he's done a few rounds with mike tyson. >> president owe pa ma returns to washington today with five days to avoid the fiscal cliff. >> all eyes will be on the senate after house republicans said it's up to senate leadership to reach a deal. >>> starbucks is urging action asking baristas in his washington, d.c., cafes to write the word "come together" on the cups. >> a new york newspaper facing backlash after it published the names and addresses of local gun owners. >>> a busy shanghai shopping center a shark tank exploded. >>> the windy city of chicago will sport america's most expensive p
. and making a mess of flight schedules at major hubs from chicago, cleveland, philly and new york. cbs reporter danielle nottingham is at reagan national airport. danielle. >> reporter: liz, airlines are still trying to catch up at this hour. today is considered one of the busiest days to fly during the holiday season. and airports all the way from texas to new york have struggled to move travelers along today. mobile, alabama is still cleaning up a day after storm ripped roofs from homes and shattered car windows. the porch at this home was destroyed. 34 tornadoes hit the southeast, the most ever in the u.s. on christmas day. years of drought in texas made the dry trees vulnerable to high winds. in arkansas, more than a foot of snow made for a rare day of sledding. more than 200,000 people have no power in the south. as the storm heads east, heavy rain is flooding parts of south carolina, blowing snow causing white-out conditions in indiana and ohio. and blizzard warnings are posted as far north as maine. this storm is wrecking travel plans. more than 900 flights have been canceled ac
of a $250,000 consultant to the police department, legendary lawman bill bratton. he's the former new york police commissioner and los angeles police chief who drastically reduced violent crime during his tenure in both cities. >> if anyone can straighten out the terrible problems that oakland has with the police, he can. >> reporter: former san jose police chief and now hoover institution fellow joe mcnamara says bratton is known for being tough on crime and gangs and is a genius in getting the community to work with police. >> i left and said he didn't get the kind of support he needed to do the job. and i think this is a sign that their willing to give someone, who is competent, that kind of support. >> reporter: chief jordan will take a page out of bratton's strategy and reimplement neighborhood policing. but instead of citywide, he'll start with dividing east oakland into two districts. >> we build trust. and we hold the captains and his command officers responsible for knowing about crime, addressing crime. >> reporter: some residents say bringing in a new consultant isn't the only s
in meningitis cases among gay men in new york city. over the past year there have been 12 documented cases of the disease among gay men in new york including three new cases in the past six weeks that recently prompted health officials in new york to expand their vaccination recommendations for gay men. health officials say they want to protect san francisco residents who could become infected, especially if they are traveling to new york. >>> well, some babies just can't wait. >> that's right. in dayton ohio, an expected mom ended up going into labor in a school's parking lot. >> i had a former student give birth in the car. >> and the baby's already out. >> yes. >> okay. teachers stayed on the line with 911 dispatcher who instructed them on how to tie off the umbilical cord. the 20-year-old mom was dropping off her siblings from school when her water broke. she was six days away from the due date and her baby girl weighing 7 pounds, 10-ounces. that's a pretty big baby. what's strange is they called after the baby was born not during. >> you have a baby on the way, no big deal. >>> maybe
of a meningitis outbreak in new york. the big apple is seeing a string of gay men suffering from the potentially deadly bacteria since there's so much travel between our two cities, officials want gay men here to be aware and consider getting vaccinated. >>> if gay men are planning to travel to new york over the holidays for the next several weeks and think that they may have partners from new york city, they should be aware of this and talk to their providers about potentially getting the vaccine themselves before they travel. >> routine vaccination is recommended for middle and high school students and college students living in dorms. >>> arizona isn't the only state to protest the controversial share fair. california is doing it too. drag queens calling themselves the sisters of perpetual indulgency invaded a dinner party for joe arpaio. he spoke at a middle school after he received 50 letters from 8th graders questioning him about the immigration rules, but the school canceled the meeting. >> they accused me of running concentration camps, they called me a racist, so i wanted to meet with t
for the oakland pd. he helped reduced violent crime when heed haded up new york and the l.a. police departments -- when he headed up new york and the l.a. police departments. some people aren't sure a new consultant isn't the solution in oakland. >> it might tamp some of it down just like putting armed guards on every street corner might tamp some of it down but it won't make people's lives better. i live over in the rolling 20s in a rough naked. there are a lot of miserable people there. they're not miserable because they're unhappy. they're miserable because they have no hope and them no money. >> oakland city council votes next month on the plan to hire bratton for some $250,000. >>> a bay area officer lost two guns to burglars who hit his home in antioch. the officer, who works for an undisclosed bay area agency, returned home wednesday night to find three burglars in his home. when he went in, they ran out the back and apparently used one of the stolen guns to keep the officer from catching them. >> he did give chase and the -- one of the suspects did drop some of the property that was sto
on this field in new york. as a senior he led the team to the first undefeated season eventually going onto play college ball in maine before landing in the pros. he spent all four of his nfl seasons with the chiefs moving into the starting line up and playing every game this r year. the team is 1 and 10 this year. the mayor wouldn't speculate on a motive for the shootings but acknowledged the pressure of the job. >> we're talking about kids that are 24 years old playing in circumstances that most of us never dream of and living lives in fish bowls and sometimes that becomes unbearable. >> the chief's are planning on going ahead with the home game against the panthers. west babylon new york. >>> we have an active radar already, and a third wave of rainfall, really the meat and potatoes isn't here yet. how much rain do you get and when the sun finally going to come back. i'll have the answers next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, the bay area marked world as day today. in san francisco, ceremoniet th ve >>> events around the bay area marked world aids day today in san francisco, ceremonies at the national aid
-102. >>> the new york jets quarterback controversy has made its way to capitol hill. >> coach ryan, he's got a problem. he has three quarterbacks. he can't decide who their quarterback is going to be. it's about the same problem republicans are having. >> at the quarterback cliff. >>> no. 3, how far can you hit the world's longest golf club? this guy whacked it 146 yards. >>> no. 2, javale mcgee, he takes out his own teammate. >>> no. 1, dana king, last chance. we're gonna have a play at the play! he is -- >> she's got it! >> and she's gonna go out a winner! and she goes out a winner! >> oh! oh! >> congratulations! this will be the fastest champagne i ever drank. how much time is left in this newscast? >> no, no! >> oh! >> oh! >> i didn't ,,,,,,,, you won't take my life. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winning. at chevron nigeria, we haven't had a reported case in 12 years. aids is strong. aids is strong. but we are stronger. and aids... ♪
was on the second private plane to leave the west coast for new york, the first bay area broadcast journalist at ground zero. and she wanted nothing less than a front-row seat when the u.s. struck back at terrorism. reporting in the persian gulf. she shied away from nothing, not even genocide. >> there are 120,000 inmates in rawanda's prisons. >> what would you like people to know back in the bay area? >> the reports covered the upcoming presidential election, security, and the country's faltering steps toward stability. a trip to iraq was next. dana wanted the bay area to meet the kerdz, once saddam hussein's victims, now thriving in an independent region. the distant past. back in the u.s., it was the look at the future, the inauguration of the nation's first black president. but no matter where she was, dana was always on her own path. >> that hair! >> she's notorious for updating her do. >> dana cannot keep a hairstyle for more than three weeks. it's enough to drive our promo people crazy! >> then it wasn't just about style but about color. going gray. >> for me, it was about deciding to
helped reduce violent crime when headed up the new york and l.a. pds but some residents aren't sure a new consultant is a good solution to the city of oakland. the oakland city council by the way votes next month on the plan to hire bratton. it's going to cost $250,000 to use him as a consultant. >>> a milestone today for san francisco's muni. the public transit system is turning 100 years old and there's a celebration designed to benefit everyone. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco to give us some history. >> reporter: 100 years ago the first muni line started running from geary to 33rd avenue. today, muni railway serves about 200 million passengers a year. it has a network of 63 bus routes a historic light rail system, streetcars and three cable car lines. but before muni even existed, the city's public transit system involved horse-drawn buggies. to celebrate, service on all muni services including the cable car line will be free starting right now until 5 a.m. tomorrow. originally muni was planning to charge riders a 5-cent fare because that was the original cost about 1
and rambunctious. jack pinto loved the new york giants. he was buried in the jersey his favorite player, victor cruz. >> there were little stories about jack being in heaven tossing footballs with the angels and knocking halos off their head and everyone got a chuckle out of that. >> reporter: honan funeral home in newtown will hold 11 funerals between now and christmas. marly hall for cbs news, newtown, connecticut. >>> some california lawmakers say it's time for new state laws in hope of preventing tragedies like the one in connecticut. among them is leland yee a local, state senator. he wants to reintroduce a bullet button ban which failed last year. bullet buttons allow gun users to get around the state ban on detachable magazines. >> it is as if we do not have an assault weapons ban in the state of california. with the bullet button assault rifle, what you can do is buy a magnet and you can easily load and unload these magazines. >> a local gun advocate says bans on certain weapons or parts are not good ways to prevent violence. gene hoffman the chairman of cal gun does support more backgr
the new york giants. he was buried in the jersey his favorite football player, giants wide receiver victor cruz. >> there were little stories about jack being in heaven tossing footballs with -- at the angels and knocking their halos off their head and everyone got a chuckle out of that. >> reporter: honan funeral home in newtown will hold 11 funerals between now and christmas. meantime, newtown school officials have set up grief counselors to speak with students who are still dealing with this tragedy. brian. >> you, know marlie, is the sense back there that parents are going to send their kids back to school in the next couple of days, or -- or are they going to be sending them back maybe they are going to take a break and wait until after the christmas holidays? >> reporter: brian, some parents have expressed that they are hesitant to send their children back to school. one for security reasons. but mainly because they feel they are not emotionally ready. but other parents say it's important for the kids to go back to school today just to restore a sense of normalcy and get back to thei
of this morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" says a new study has found no clear evidence linking 9/11 debris to cancer. six months ago the federal government added cannes tore the list of diseases covered by the world trade center fund. but the new york city health department found people exposed to debris and dust at ground zero did not have a higher cancer rate. >>> britain's guardian reports on deadly attacks in pakistan targeting u.n. workers giving out polio vaccinations. two workers were killed today and one is in critical condition. it is not clear who is behind the attacks but the taliban opposes the vaccination campaign claiming that it's aimed at sterilizing muslims. >>> "usa today" says the housing market is building momentum thanks to job growth, the construction of new single family homes will be up 25% this year. it's predicted to jump another 35% next year. >>> and the san jose mercury news says facebook founder mark zuckerberg is donating nearly $500 million in stock to a local nonprofit foundation. on his facebook page zuckerberg referred to a pr
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to see rainy conditions in houston, chicago, and new york city. >>> thank you. in your world this morning, a u.s. military member was killed yesterday while rescuing a colorado springs doctor kidnapped by the taliban. insurgents captured dr. joseph on wednesday outside kabul. he was e working for a missionary group in the area. president obama and leon panetta are praising the operation and the service member killed for their efforts. >>> protesters continue to demonstrate outside the presidential palace in cairo. opponents are calling for a boycott of the constitutional referendum scheduled for saturday. the constitution was pushed through without input from any group other than the islamics. >>> the noble committee chairman is presenting the the prize in oslo hall. the european union was this year years winner for its work fostering peace. >>> john mcafee says he wants to return to the united states. mcafee is accused o of killing his neighbor in beliz. >> our intent is to return to america and settle down to whatever normal life we can settle down to under the circumstances. >> he answ
guardia, 58 degrees expected in new york this afternoon. chilly 31 in chicago. 54 in denver and 57 degrees in houston. if you plan to travel to the high country today, be very careful. winter storm warnings run. we could see upwards of 5 feet of snow across the higher between now and monday morning. so no messing around. this is a serious storm system. computer models picking up on the storm sagging south throughout the morning, this afternoon more showery. but toward tomorrow another impulse moves in and you're looking at possibility of some embedded thunderstorms some heavy rainfall into tomorrow morning could be a wild morning around the bay area tomorrow morning, as well. temperatures today expected only to be in the 50s outside and the next couple of days wet on and off throughout the weekend very stormy. maybe a break on monday into the first part of tuesday, christmas day but a chance of showers by the afternoon. and more rain is expected on wednesday and thursday. that's a look at weather. let's check traffic with gianna. >> rain on christmas, lawrence. >> i know, that would be ter
at sandy hook reignited the raging debate over gun control. >> new york city mayor michael bloomberg stepped up the new laws. >> i'm an american what he's your question? ? president obama made a new fiscal cliff offer, tax rates will go up on incoming above $400,000. >> the pacific northwest slammed by blinding mountain snow drenching rain and some damaging winds, knocked out power to thousands. >>> kicked around on the ground! that's the way this game should end, that's the way the jets' season should end. ugly and a loss. >>> jim boeheim a winner of 900 basketball games. >> and all that matters. >> we'll all miss him. that's a gross understatement. he's certainly one of the giants of the senate. >> richard engel and his crew are safe after they were kidnapped and held inside syria for five days. >> i hope we can laugh tonight after a horrible weekend. i just want the people in connecticut to know that we do not take what you're going through lightly and we are thinking about you here a lot, all of us. >>> welcome to "cbs this "cbs this morning." students are goi
.com has the latest on monday in new york. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank and michelle. well, asian markets were mostly high they are morning on improved manufacturing data from china. tokyo's nikkei edged up a fraction to a seven month closing high while hong kong's hang seng lost a percent. >>> on wall street there was little movement as investors were cautious with all eyes on the "fiscal cliff." the dow rose 3, nasdaq down 2. >>> so far there's no resolution of the strike by clerical work at the ports of los angeles and long beach. the strike enters its 7th day today dramatically slowing traffic at the nation's busiest cargo complex. dock workers refuse to cross the picket lines. the clerical workers say management has been outsourcing their work. >>> and delta airlines is looking to buy a 49% stake in virgin atlantic airlines. now owned by singapore airlines. some 51% of virgin atlantic is owned by richard branson. virgin is the second biggest airline at london's heathrow airport. a delta partnership would allow delta to expand its london-to- new york flight. that
area, mostly sunny skies at the airport, winds out of the northwest to about 30. new york's got rain. but for the rest, just clouds in denver and chicago. chicago, just 34. los angeles at 73. back in the bay area, the numbers today look nice. mid-60s will do it. 63 at pacifica, 64 for san jose. 66 in santa rosa. how about the extended forecast? next chance for rain for the bay area coming in wednesday. not a big rain maker. showers could linger into thursday. latter half of the weekend, you have to stay tuned, because right now some of the models are saying we'll get more rain on thursday, friday and saturday. some say we're not. so we're going to broad brush it and say partly cloudy skies. we will get wet on wednesday. we will have more details in the next 30 minutes. in the meantime, let's get the latest from phil and anne. >>> we're going to move from the weather in the bay area to the weather in sacramento politically. with this democratic supermajority now in session, changing proposition 13, the people's initiative to limit property taxation as it's called, has been on the book
are trying to figure out the motor -- new york police are trying to figure out the motive of a 2 p.m. afternoon murder yesterday. a 31-year-old man from los angeles was shot in the back of the head near central park. police say the gunman jumped into a waiting car and took off. >>> smoking marriage is now officially legal in colorado. -- smoking marijuana is officially legal in colorado. the governor declared the voter- approved amendment is now part of the state constitution. it allows anyone over 21 to possess up to an ounce of marijuana for recreational use or six plants. colorado still does not allow commercial sale of pot. state leaders are waiting for federal guidance on that front. >>> it is 5:19. a new report by the u.s. census bureau suggest that is women have a better chance than men of living to be 100. sorry, guys. the more than 53,000 americans 100 years old, 80% are actually women. race and ethnicity are also factors. the 2010 census found the majority of the centenarians are white women who live in urban areas. >>> 5:20. call them the road warriors. golden state take
mostly cloudy skies there. got some snow out in denver and mostly to partly cloudy. chicago and new york chilly, as well. so our afternoon highs once again we are going to see sunshine but these temperatures are not going to bump out of the mid-50s. mid-50s in oakland. 52 in san francisco. 51 out in fairfield and livermore. pretty similar to what we saw yesterday in fact. all right. here's your forecast. over the next several days, that rain makes a comeback thursday evening. and then it's sticking around things remaining unsettled friday straight into the weekend until we finally dry out christmas eve and christmas day on monday and tuesday. that's a check of your seven- day forecast. back to you guys. >> looking good. thanks. >>> reaction is expected from capitol hill this morning on a just-released report about that deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. the report says grossly inadequate security because of management failures is to blame. ambassador chris stevens of the bay area along with three other americans were killed in the attack. the report concludes there was no prot
with the support of 100 friends. she came across the golden gate after running all the way from new york to san francisco. it was a mission of love for her friend, til costello, who died from lung cancer in 2010. that inspired her teammates and best friend kelsey decided to run for awareness. a total of four months and almost 3,000 miles. >> once i decided that i was going to do this, i knew i would finish. >> reporter: the run averaged about 30 miles a day and kelsey went through twelve pairs of running shoes, all to shine a spotlight on cancer, through rain, sleet and cold. >> there were definitely days that were super hard. 20-degree weather. >> reporter: the run raised more than $150,000 for cancer research. kelsey said her departed friend was beside her in memory and spirit. >> we had this really intense motivation, which was her memory and doing this for jill. >> reporter: it remains to be seen what kelsey's next goal will be. but if she was inspired by jill, she's also an inspiration to others. reporting from san francisco, cbs 5. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,, ...because the wisconsin, nebraska wi
. ♪ [ music ] >> and from sorrow to strength, the stars turning out in a big way for sandy relief in new york city. it's all coming your way. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, square garde ♪[ music ] >> what a show. that's the boss, of course, getting the place rocking at madison square garden last night, a star-studded evening to benefit those hit hard by superstorm sandy. alisha keys, the rolling stones, bon jovi, eric clapton, paul mccartney and others lit up the stage to raise funds. there was $80 billion of dollars in the tri-state area. it was a great concert. >> no kidding. how would you like knob that audience? >> let me tell you, you went to a springsteen concert before. i was never a huge fan of his what a show the man puts on. i mean, absolutely amazing. >> four hours, right? >> four hours straight. the guy does not take a break. >> so now you're a fan? >> now i'm a fan of his. >>> around the bay area, we have some very cold temperatures to start out the morning as we have cold air that's moved in from the gulf of alaska sitting right overhead. you can see the stormy weather has passed moving to s
from new york to los angeles asked for an outright ban on assault weapons. >> it's clear that gun is not for the streets. it's not for sports. it's really a gun of war. >> reporter: san francisco mayor ed lee and oakland mayor jean quan agree with the federal assault weapons ban that's already in place in california. the two cities just had their largest gun buy-back event taking 600 firearms off the streets. >> but the reality is we can buy back hundreds but if we can't stop the flow into nevada and increasingly now for the internet and other sources, this is where we really need and that's why you see the mayors across the country trying to put pressure on the federal government. >> reporter: but will public sentiment last long enough to fight strong lobbying groups like the nra? san jose mayor chuck reed weighed in. >> i think people have a right to not necessarily use assault weapons anytime anywhere they want and i think within the limits of the constitution, there are things we can do and we should. >> some may see it as a smart political move and it may turn out to be but t
in houston. about 52 degrees a few clouds into denver. 48 in chicago. mostly sunny and 48 degrees in new york. let's time out this next storm. mostly clear today. tomorrow looks like a chance of showers. the main low off the coast. so most of the moisture going to skirt the coast. so yeah, looks like just kind of a swing as it moves right on by the bay area and then it moves out of town but more rain expected as we get into saturday and sunday. temperatures expected to be in the 50s all around the south bay today and along the coastline. 50s into the east bay as well and as you get inside the bay, we'll keep those temperatures cool, mainly into the 50s. next couple of days looks like back to an active and possibly wet weather pattern. not only tomorrow, but right into the weekend. and well into next week, guys how about that? >> we'll take it. >>> if this story if it wasn't so serious it may make you laugh a bit but the reality is, this mystery go-kart driver is putting himself and others in danger. watch as the driver avoids spinning out in oncoming traffic on one of sydney's busiest roads a
dolan the new york archbishop spoke at her funeral. while the memorial to the victims grow bigger each day, the investigation continues into what led to the rampage. on wednesday, investigators removed boxes from the home of shooter adam lanza as they searched for a motive. for survivors class resume after the holidays in monroe. the sandy hook building may never reopen. dan dayton attended the school as a child. >> i knew every part of that school. so it's been tarnished forever. >> reporter: school officials say the new school will be a fresh start for a community that's struggling to move on. police reveal that there were two bedrooms in the home where adam lanza shared with his mother and one of the bedrooms in the basement she kept her weapons in a locked box. he obviously got access to them. he also kept his computer games and hard drive there. police he destroyed the hard drive so they couldn't find traces of what he was thinking or doing in the hours before last friday's shooting. reporting live in newtown, connecticut, i'm randall pinkston, back to you. >> thank you. >>> peopl
for the big new year's eve ball drop at times square in new york city. today workers installed waterford crystal triangles on the ceremonial ball. more than a billion people across the world expected to watch the ball drop on tv. >>> for the cost of a postage stamp a group of bay area women received a priceless gift. cbs 5 reporter juliette goodrich explains how it all started with a discovery in the thrift store. >> these five cards must have somehow gotten mixed in. >> reporter: pam rousseau was at a thrift store in hayward when she found five cards sealed with handwritten addresses but no stamp. they were tucked away on a lower back shelf. >> the handwriting was scribbly and i wasn't sure if it might be an elderly person or... >> reporter: so she put stamps on them with a note attached explaining who she was and where she had found the letters. this card that pam put a stamp on made its way to the home in alameda. only as we find out, this card was supposed to have been sent five years ago to mary ann. >> and i opened it up and saw sue bunker's name and right away, i hit that, a card
with the average pay for state workers at more than $60,000 a year. new york ranks number 2 at $56,000. and new jersey right behind at $54,000. then there are the extreme examples. bloomberg reports one prison psychiatrist made more than $800,000 last year and a chp division chief retired with more than $483,000 with salary, pension and other exceptions. >> that's a lot. >> reporter: reaction on the street today was unanimous. >> definitely something should be done about that. >> even if those examples are not representative of the broader state employee population, it's the kind of thing that leaves a mark and resonates with the voters. >> reporter: at usc's unruh institute of politics, a professor points out this story comes just one month after california voters were convinced the state was so broke, that a tax increase was necessary to pay for the beleaguered public school system. >> next time there's an initiative on the ballot here in los angeles or statewide, or the next time a viewer sees a story on your station about public employee benefits, they are going to remember this story. that
later on "cbs this morning." >> that old texter himself charlie rose joins from us new york with the latest on the big show. good morning, charlie. >> reporter: hey, good morning, frank and michelle. ahead, hoping to reinvent a classic american car. the ceo of ford will be with us for a big announcement about lincoln's new ride. plus, searching for signs of life on mars. an astrophysicist is here with a reality check on the announcement expected today from nasa. that and more when we see you at 7:00. >> sounds good. charlie, thank you. >>> and as charlie said, remember "cbs this morning" starts at 7:00. >> right now we need to find out about weather and i guess all is dry today. >> guys, i have to admit i have seen people in there doing that. >> in t bathroom. >> yes, i have. but i did not partake in that. i'll let you borrow my fine. [ laughter ] >>> around the bay area, finally catching a break in the stormy weather. this is some good news. can't take much more. it was a fierce storm that moved through the weekend again. right now high-def doppler radar showing you the sk
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is done. >> president obama is expected to ask for $50 billion in storm relief for new jersey, new york and connecticut. >>> meantime, president obama made a special trip to virginia today to highlight his fix for the "fiscal cliff." the deadline for the president and congress to find a way to avoid tax increases and spending cuts is 25 days away. president obama made a special point to sit with a middle class family in virginia this afternoon. he was trying to offer an example of who would be hurt by the republican tax proposal. >> for them to be burdened unnecessarily because democrats and republicans aren't coming together to solve this problem gives the sense of the costs involved in very personal terms. >> republicans are standing behind their counter-offer to chose tax loopholes and limit some deductions. they say the president needs to deliver a new plan that they can agree on and soon. it's also important to note that congress is scheduled to adjourn december 21st and the president is supposed to be headed to hawaii for vacation on december 17. >>> after doing some downsizing st
new details about the shooter at the mall outside of portland, oregon. and we'll take you to the new york's one world trade center where right now, the crews are working to raise the spire that will make it the tallest tower in the western hemisphere. those stories and more when we see you at 7:00. >> thank you. >>> two secret santas went on a shoppping spree in the east bay. walmart shoppers are still talking about the couple who handed out gifts and cash to total strangers. they paid shoppers' store bills at the register inside a livermore walmart on friday. they bought a toy sewing machine for a little girl when they heard she wanted one. >> they're nice people and giving other people stuff they can't afford. >> the walmart manager says the couple told workers they didn't want any recognition and they didn't want to be named. very generous. >>> well, if you can't dress up your house for the holidays, we have an idea for you. neighbors can get pretty competitive when it comes to holliday corso holiday decor. one put up a sign saying ditto with a sign pointing to the house next door
change. >> plus a crowning moment for the one world trade center building in new york city. >> and a natural gas explosion leaving a monster hole in a highway. the damage it did to several homes. ,,,, ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] may your holidays be merry and bright. re-opened a few minutes ago after a natural gas line explosion shut it down. >>> check it out a highway in west virginia just reopened a few minutes ago after a natural gas line explosion shut it down. the 20" transmission line exploded around 1:00 yesterday. it destroyed at least five homes and shut down part of interstate 77. flames reached up to 75 feet high. several people there were treated for smoke inhalation. the cause is still under investigation. they got a wrap on it but quite some video. >>> new milestone for the world trade center high-rise its crowning spir on site. this is a live look. once the spire is on top of one world trade the building will stand at 1776 feet. it's set to become the tallest building if the western hemisphere. crews are expected to take about three months for the in
into the eastern seaboard. 48 and windy chicago. 48 new york. 52 denver. 56 degrees and mild in houston. next storm system approaching the bay area will skirt along the coast. chance of scattered light showers tomorrow. moves by, catching a brief break, more rain saturday afternoon, overnight into sunday. everyone will get a good soaking. temperatures today mainly in the 50s, 40s at the mountains, and next couple of days looks like we are headed to very active weather pattern, chance of showers for tomorrow. then a chance late in the day on saturday. rainfall expected overnight saturday night into sunday. more rain on the way staying unsettled well into next week. let's check the roads now with gianna. >> it's been a very busy morning as you head toward most of our bay area bridges. some of them are slow, some okay. san mateo bridge live look. we had a busy morning here on the peninsula side all lanes now open following a fatal accident. extra volume, still 17 minutes between 880 and 101. bay bridge metering lights are on, traffic backed up beyond 880 at this point. slow if you are head towards the
maneuvers. in an open letter to the president today, eight big city mayors from new york to los angeles asked for an outright ban on assault weapons. >> it's clear that gun is not for the streets it's not for sports. it's really a gun of war. >> reporter: san francisco mayor ed lee and oakland mayor jean quan agree with the federal assault weapons ban that's already in place in california. the two cities just had their largest gun buy-back event taking 600 firearms off the streets. >> the reality is we can buy back hundreds but if we can't stop the flow into nevada and increasingly now for the internet and other sources, this is where we really need and that's why i think you see the mayors across the country trying to put pressure on the federal government. >> reporter: but will public sentiment last long enough to fight strong lobbying groups line the nra? san jose mayor chuck reed weighed in. >> i think people have a right to not necessarily use assault weapons anytime anywhere they want. and i think within the limits of the constitution, there are things we can do and we should. >>
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